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Always a car-sleeper as a young girl, I would awaken to the sound of gravel beneath the tires. To this day, that sound excites me, bringing back memories of simpler times. One week each summer, my twin sister and I were transported to what seemed like a d...

Grandma's Christmas Cookies

Sent with the cookies this year...

‘Twas two weeks before Christmas and all through the house,Pieces of cookies sprinkled Grandma’s Christmas blouse.She’d baked tasty recipes for almost a full week,Making Christmas cookies her grandchildren would eat. She sang familiar carols; sugar crysta...

Grandma and Teddy

Grandma comes through in flying colors

The stuffed bear was dearer to the boy than a pet, perhaps dearer than a cousin or sibling. Always, he brought it along to Grandma’s farm.When he snagged it on a barn nail, cotton stuffing erupted. He stared horrified then sprinted to the house, every sec...

Anonymous

"Not guilty, Your honor, for how were my reindeer to see the old lady crossing the street!" Santa explained loudly. "But why were they flying so low in the first place!" The lawyer cried out. "That little old lady didn't even suspect after enjoying the ho...

Someday, I want to be like my grandmother, Lois Fern. She is white, but grew up in the poor black part of a small Illinois town called Gilman. Her dad knew how to extract value from trash, and fix anything that was broken. During the Great Depression, his...

The Christmas Gift

Surprise gifts are the most welcome

A human in a Christmas mood,Was thinking what he shouldFor Christmas buy for family.So to the shopping mall went heWith hopes quite high and expectationsTo get some early buying inspirations.For brother Jim he bought a bookAbout the voyages of Captain Coo...